Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1.b - Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).

1: Environment

Unit 1: Amazing Weather
Lesson 4: Precipitation
Unit 1: Tornado
Lesson 4: A Card Trick
Unit 2: Sarah, Plain and Tall
Lesson 11: Squall
Lesson 6: Life on the Prairie
Unit 3: Who Was Helen Keller?
Lesson 1: Helen's Early Years
Final Project: Scrapbook or Interview

2: Change

Unit 1: Morning Girl
Lesson 2: Point of View
Unit 3: People Change the World
Lesson 5: Making the World a Better Place

3: Cycles

Unit 3: Economic Cycles
Lesson 1: Money
Lesson 2: Jobs
Lesson 3: If You Made A Million

4: Relationships

Unit 1: One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest
Final Project: Field Guide or Documentary
Unit 3: Iggie's House
Lesson 5: A Visit from Germs
Lesson 8: Moving